Many events will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Feb. 21, 1965, assassination of Malcolm X. From Brooklyn to the Bronx and dozens of venues in between, El-Hajj El Malik Shabazz will be honored, discussed, celebrated and mourned.
Last April, 276 Nigerian girls were snatched from their boarding school in the now embattled village of Chibok in Borno State. The international outcry was loud but fleeting.
The reactions to the indictment of police officer Peter Liang in the Nov. 20, 2014, shooting death of Akai Gurley has been swift and pointed.
The police killing of Amadou Diallo ignited protests and debates in New York City that still rage 16 years later. The case gained national and international notoriety.
Let the church say Amen! And the people said, “Forward ever, backward never!”
Hundreds braved the cold last Saturday, Jan 31, to honor the Rev. Dr. Herbert Daughtry, celebrating his more than 50 years on the pulpit and fighting injustice from Brooklyn to the Sudan.
Rev. Herbert Daughtry will be at his very own historic honored Jan. 31 at the House of the Lord Church in Brooklyn. There, dozens upon dozens of community, faith, and business leaders will assemble at 2 p.m. to celebrate the life and legacy of “The People’s Pastor.”
Since the murders and subsequent funerals of two members of the New York City Police Department, tensions have risen between the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, the mayor’s office and the police commissioner.
NYPD officers turning their backs on Mayor Bill de Blasio, booing him at a graduation ceremony and charging that he is complicit in the shooting deaths of two city cops make Gotham look bad. But the animosity has much to do with union contracts and the re-election of the police union president.
With the killing of officers Rafael Ramos, and Wenjian Liu, shot by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, New York City is in crisis.